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Employment Deal-Breakers

I think Britney Helmrich has hit the nail on the head when it comes to what employees what in their workplace.  And if you really pay attention to the list of three (3) items — … 320 more words


Steward Your own Growth

In my last post, “Check Your Professional Baggage,” I suggested that asserting your needs or accomplishments directly to your supervisor is not necessarily the best way to create opportunities for growth and fulfillment. 779 more words

Mothers Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up To Be………A Recruiter!

Mothers Don’t Let Your Children Grow Up To Be………A Recruiter!

By Joel Elveson – Independent Executive Recruiter – Headhunter

So here I am a “middle aged” man with a definite paunch (aka noticeable stomach) sitting on a creaky bar stool hunched over the bar fingering the ice in my drink. 898 more words

Business Coach

Restless at 3 Years

I have come to find a pattern in myself, and also in that of a few of my colleagues.  I develop a deep seated sense of restlessness when I near the 3 year marker in any professional trajectory.   464 more words

Daily Musings

First Step to Personal (and Professional) Growth - Identifying the Need

I have been a principal in schools across three educational jurisdictions and two states in Australia for over twenty years. My current principalship, in a very successful school, in a beautiful part of the Mid North Coast of NSW, has reached the ten year mark. 276 more words


Less But Better - Essentialism in Schools (Part 1)

“If you don’t prioritize your life, somebody else will.”  Greg McKeown

Before boarding an airplane this spring, I stopped into a magazine and book shop looking for something to keep my interest during the flight.   807 more words

School Principals

Check Your Professional Baggage

It’s not surprising that so many talented individuals are seeking professional growth and advancement. And based on my own experience I can certainly understand the sense of urgency and despair that can go along with feeling stuck and underutilized. 472 more words